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By the time I was pregnant with my second child, I was an avid hiker. Our family often went on hikes together and so even while pregnant, I knew hiking would be a big part of my pregnancy. In Maine there are so many beautiful places to hike, and close to our home, that it also became the most convenient way to move my body as it changed and grew.
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Do you find yourself wondering what are the best exercise routines now that you are pregnant? Most medical professionals(*we are not one of them*) will tell you that it is generally ok to continue to exercise as you were prior to pregnancy. However, if you’re not an avid exerciser but want to get started now that you’re pregnant, here are some of our favorites:  *And be sure to talk with your trusted medical professional as well.
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At Arctic Lynx, we believe strongly in the power of being active outside for a healthier mind and body. Our maternity activewear is designed to support your growing belly while you engage in all the activities you love. Here’s a quick list of some of the benefits you can enjoy from staying active while pregnant.
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For many of us active mamas, we have more or less been “active” for most of our lives.  Or maybe it is more inclusive to say that, in my case, I didn’t get pregnant and decide to train for my first marathon at 16 weeks pregnant.  While exercise is certainly motivation for a healthy state of mind and healthy body postpartum, I have been active for the better part of my life. Being active during pregnancy was encouraged by both my obstetrician and midwife, and was integral to my happiness over a combined 80 weeks of pregnancy. 
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